Lot # 239
Fall 2016 - 4th Session Live auction

Alfred Joseph (A.J.) Casson
CGP CSPWC G7 OC POSA PRCA 1898 - 1992 Canadian

Country Crisis
oil on canvas
signed and on verso titled, dated 1940 on the Galerie Dresdnere label, inscribed with the Galerie Dresdnere inventory #13575 and stamped OP2064001
37 x 45 in  94 x 114.3cm

Dominion Gallery, Montreal
Galerie Dresdnere, Toronto
Peter F. Bronfman, Montreal
Private Collection
Kenneth G. Heffel Fine Art Inc., Vancouver
Peter and Joanne Brown Collection, Vancouver, acquired from the above in 1983

Paul Duval, A.J. Casson, 1951, reproduced page 48
Margaret Gray, Margaret Reid and Lois Steen, A.J. Casson, 1976, page 49
Paul Duval, A.J. Casson, His Life and Works: A Tribute, 1980, pages 83 and 92, reproduced on the front cover and page 117
Roger Boulet, The Canadian Earth: Landscape Paintings by the Group of Seven, 1982, reproduced page 73

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Estimate: $600,000 ~ $800,000 CAD  
Sold for: $1,534,000 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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